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Summary for 1649 21ST AVE / Parcel ID 7228501835 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne, Vernacular Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1903
This is an example of Queen Anne detailing applied to a gable-front vernacular structure. The structure’s design integrity has been somewhat compromised by enclosure of the original inset entry porch.

This is one of approximately 2,200 houses that are still extant out of more than 5,000 that were built by the end of 1906 in Seattle’s Central Area, Eastlake, First Hill, Leschi, Madison Park, Madrona, and North Capitol Hill neighborhoods. The structure is located in a portion of the Central Area also known as the East Madison district.

A complete permit history, and a complete record of ownership and occupation have not yet been prepared for this property.


King County GIS Center Property Report (; accessed August 19, 2008)

King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972) Washington State Archives

The original inset porch was enclosed at some point after 1937. The siding is not original at the porch enclosure and appears to have been refurbished elsewhere but has retained its original appearance. The chimney has been altered.

Detail for 1649 21ST AVE / Parcel ID 7228501835 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Brick, Post & Pier
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition-Shingle
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Plan: Moderate
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Windows: Intact
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 1649 21ST AVE / Parcel ID 7228501835 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jun 14, 2008
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